Award winning audio company Audioberry release their Zulaamplifier –their first open source hifi product on Kickstarter.
Available for another 21 days, the very early bird deals are getting snapped up fast. Rewards begin at £168.
Zula is available to buy now on Kickstarter.
First deliveries will be in Nov 2016.
For more info visit Audioberry.com
London – 09/10/16- Launched via aworldwide Kickstarter campaign, we proudly present our first audio product- the Zula amplifier.
The Zula is an open-source, superb sounding amplifier for streaming devices and Raspberry Pi. Best in class, innovative and exceptional value.
Audioberryis unusual in publishingall their products’build costs,circuit schematics andCAD filesonline and proudly part of the open-source platform.
Audioberry is an award-winning team setting out to reinvent the quality sector of the HiFi industry.
The Zula Amp is a minimal looking, high quality and powerful ampfeaturing a 125watt B& O ICEpower module. The preamp section features a high quality input buffer.Zula has an innovative auto power on and off feature triggered by music playback.
Zulahasan audiophile quality toroidal power supply for powering an internally raspberry Pi or other streaming devices.
Zulacan beconfigured with various features to suit your budget.
Cleverly, the chassis can comeflatpackedaspart ofa self build kit or purchased as a fully assembled and tested unit.
Zulacomesin a brushed Steelfinish or luxury white corian®.
AUDIOBERRY MEDIA KIT. 28/09/16
Audioberry is an open – source audio engineering company based in London.
Founded in 2014 by David Simpson and Paul Ponting. We are a small, award-winning team of tech enthusiasts and industry professionals setting out to invigorate the Hi-Fi market. We design and build great sounding, good looking, British manufactured Hi-Fi.Proudly open-source, we believe that superb sound should be affordable to all, not just the wealthy few.
Open source.Modern design. Fair price.
- Founded March2015
- Based inLondon
- Zula amplifierlaunchedon Kickstarter 09/10/16
- The Juna amplifier date release TBC 5/12/16
Meet the team
David Simpson Paul Ponting
Audio enthusiast Electronic engineer
andITconsultant and manufacturer
Fotis Anagnostou Ivor Ponting Lawrence Crossman Paul Crofts
Electronic Engineer Audio specialist Assembly man Case design
Zula Amplifier Specifications
Amplification comes courtesy of ICEpower, from the Danish electronics master Bang& Olufsen. More specifically, the amplification module is based on some clever ICEpower class D technology, whichdeliversextended bandwidth, improved dynamic range, big power and exceptionally low distortion for its size.
2 x 125W at4 ohm is what you’ll find – morethan enough power todrive even the hardest to drive speakers.
Bang& Olufsen’s solid build quality and excellent service life are part and parcel of Zula.
Zula’s pre-amp section is engineered to operate super efficiently, both inits standby andfully powered state.The ICEpowerefficiency exceeds 90 percent in both amplifier and power supply sections.
Combined withthe low idle consumption – five to ten times lower than in comparable class AB amplifiers.
Zulais also configurable to mono bridged mode.
B &O ICEpower 125 watt Power Amplifier
Mono Bridges Mode (optional configuration).
High Quality Input Buffer
Line Inputs x 2
Auto On& Off Feature
Audiophile Power supply for Raspberry Pi
The preampmodule includesinnovative features.
The unitis designed to auto power on within 0.3 sec whenmusic playback detected and will power off 20 mins after music playback has stopped to save energy.
The unit includes line inputs. Ineinputcan beconfiguredto internally connectwith a Raspberry PI whichfits nearly in a custom designed caddy.
The preampincludes a high quality toroidal audiophile grade power supply designed to power the Raspberry PI oran external streaming device.
High Quality Speaker Binding Posts
High Quality Metal Chassis (safety & EMI standards compliant)
Optional Corian® Case
Expansion Bayto install media device
Excerpt below from our blog 08.10.16 by our electronic engineer Fotis.
Company Name: Audioberry
Contact Person: David Simpson
Country: United Kingdom